Judging criteria

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The following six judging criteria sets the global standard adhered to by each and every country participating in the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
    The individual is a risk-taker who sets very high standard and demonstrates an unflinching desire and determination to succeed despite significant obstacles.
  • Financial performance
    The business has demonstrated strong financial performance and maintains a good track record in raising finance. Coupled with quality investments, the business has the potential for long-term sustainability.
  • Communities/Global impact
    The individual that makes an impact in job creation and improved living economics in their own community and globally, if business has expanded successfully overseas.
  • Innovation
    The individual has pioneered a new approach or technology, embraces changes and continuously innovates.
  • Personal integrity/influence
    The individual earns great respect and is able to communicate ideas and influence the wider community. The individual’s enforcement of socially responsible practices seeks to improve the quality of life.
  • Strategic direction
    The individual not only creates and turns business visions into realities, but also builds strategic alliances and empowers talents to achieve common goals.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Vietnam Judging Panel

  • Mr. Truong Gia Binh
    Chairman & CEO of FPT SJC.
    Chairman of FPT University
    Chairman of The Judging Panel
  • Mr. Tran Ngoc Chau
    Director of FBNC Financial Channel
  • Mrs. Cao Thi Ngoc Dung
    Chairwoman & CEO of PNJ JSC.
  • Mrs. Pham Thi Thu Hang
    General Secrectary of VCCI
  • Mr. Pham Phu Ngoc Trai
    Chairman – Global Integration Business Consultants (GIBC)
    Ex Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo Asia Pacific


To receive additional information on the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards or if you wish to nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for their entrepreneurial vision and achievement, please complete the nomination form (pdf, 188kb) and email it to EY EOY.